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Two of Five Uninsured Adults Living in States That Do Not Expand Medicaid Would Have No New Health Insurance Options in 2014
As many as two of five adults who are currently uninsured living in states that have not yet decided to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act would likely have no new health insurance options...more



Blue and You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas Regular Grants
The Blue and You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas will provide funding for projects that positively affect the health of Arkansas residents. These projects that will receive priority include...more

Medicare: Questions and Answers
Director of Runningwater Draw RSVP, Linda Milner Shipp, have gotten hold of information concerning Medicare changes provided by the US Department of Health and Human Services. Some questions that...more

HHS Continues Smoothing Out Technology Creases
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is moving forward to continue ironing out technology issues to enhance consumer access to online health insurance exchange websites that went live...more

More Arkansans Signing Up for Health Coverage
The state Department of Human Services reports that more than 55,000 residents in Arkansas are opting to sign up for coverage under the recently approved plan to use federal Medicaid funds to buy...more

Rural Hospitals Do Offer Quality Health Care To Communities They Serve
Rural hospitals wanted to get the message across the communities they are serving: That you don't have to obtain big city hospital services for quality health care. According to rural health...more

Rural Psychiatrists Need To Address Better Care For War Veterans
Clinicians practicing in rural sites will stand in need of an elaborate awareness of military-related issues to treat a growing number of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans returning to those...more

HHS Issues $12 Million ACA Funding to Support Health Centers Train Primary Care Providers
Health and Human Services (HHS) announces $12 million Affordable Care Act funds to help 32 Teaching Health Centers implement training in their primary care residency programs nationwide. The...more

HHS Divulges $300 Million in ACA Funds to Expand Community Health Centers
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced the availability of $300 million in Affordable care Act (ACA) funds to expand America's community health centers. The funds will...more






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Social Enterprise in the Baltic States


Social Enterprise in the Baltic States

The Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) have seen a positive economic growth in the last four years. Social enterprise startups are rising, thriving and increasing. Social entrepreneurs like Sabine Sile of Latvia’s first charity shop Otra Elpa, Riinu Lepa of Tagurpidi Lavka and  Estonian Social Enterprise Network, Zane Bojare of  Lude, and Paavo Ala of Meditech Estonia have invested their time, money and resources to create social impact in their localities.




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